French police arrest eight over alleged Syrian jihadist network


Officials say the seven men and a woman detained in the Paris and Lyon areas are not suspected of links to the Paris attacks of January 7th to 9th.

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French authorities arrested seven men and a woman Tuesday suspected of involvement in a network to send fighters to join Islamic extremists in Syria, the latest roundup after France’s deadliest terrorist attacks in decades, reports the Globe and Mail.